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Total crime 81%
Violent crime 2%
Property crime 97%
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Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2020 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2021; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWindsor Heights/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime204n/a (estimate)4,2522,0022,346
Murder0n/a0.03.56.5
Rape0n/a0.040.738.4
Robbery3n/a62.529.873.9
Assault16n/a333.5229.4279.7
Violent crime19n/a (estimate)396304388
Burglary15n/a312.6371.1314.2
Theft161n/a3,355.61,130.11,398.0
Vehicle theft9n/a187.6197.1246.0
Property crime185n/a (estimate)3,8561,6981,958

Key findings

  • Windsor Heights crime rates are 81% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Windsor Heights are 2% higher than the national average
  • In Windsor Heights you have a 1 in 24 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Windsor Heights is safer than 17% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Windsor Heights has decreased by 25%

Windsor Heights crime map

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The Windsor Heights crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Windsor Heights as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Windsor Heights crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Windsor Heights (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Windsor Heights, IA per 100,000 people. In Windsor Heights, the total number of daily crimes is 2.12 times more than the Iowa average and 1.81 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Windsor Heights is 1.30 times more than the Iowa average and 1.02 times more than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Windsor Heights has a daily crime rate that is 2.27 times more than the Iowa average and 1.97 times more than the national average.

      How Safe is Windsor Heights (higher is better)

      Are people any safer living in Windsor Heights in comparison to other Iowa communities and all other areas throughout the United States? When we look at all cities across America, is Windsor Heights safe? The evidence provided by these graphs show Windsor Heights being safer than 12% of cities in Iowa and 17% of cities across the United States. This is evident by tracking Iowa cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Windsor Heights. In conclusion, Windsor Heights ranks below average compared to the rest of the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Windsor Heights

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Windsor Heights is 1 in 253
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Windsor Heights is 1 in 26
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Windsor Heights is 1 in 24
      How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In Windsor Heights, Iowa you have a 1 in 253 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 26 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 24 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Windsor Heights.

      Year Over Year Crime In Windsor Heights (per 100,000 people)

      An analysis of year to year crime rates in Windsor Heights, Iowa (per 100,000 people) is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live. The amount of violent crime in Windsor Heights has increased by 49%, the amount of property crime in Windsor Heights has decreased by 29%, and the total amount of crime in Windsor Heights has decreased by 25% year over year.

      Windsor Heights police department

      ItemWindsor HeightsIowaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)143,827558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.81.83.3
      There are a total of 14 Windsor Heights police officers. This results in 2.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 56.8% greater than the Iowa average and 13.1% less than the National average.

      Sex offenders in Iowa

      StateTotal offendersIowa /100KNational /100K
      Iowa6,040205266
      There are a total of 6,040 sex offenders in Iowa. This yields a total of 205 sex offenders in Iowa per 100,000 residents which is 23% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Norwalk, IA9,94449106154
      Granger, IA1,46178433511
      Polk City, IA4,11558503561
      Dallas Center, IA1,85198547645
      Van Meter, IA1,256103573675
      Saylorville, IA3,445108604712
      Cumming, IA415123686809
      Windsor Heights, IA4,9803963,8564,252

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Mansfield, LA4,9797631,5702,333
      East Harwich, MA4,979177603781
      Lawrenceburg, IN4,9832401,1951,435
      Burbank CDP, CA4,9842271,1001,328
      Silver Springs, NV4,9844331,8132,246
      Windsor Heights, IA4,9803963,8564,252
      Source: The Windsor Heights, IA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.